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're not careful. >> reporter: the devastation from superstorm sandy is a fresh memory, and so is the blizzard two years ago that dumped 20 inches here. the streets took days to clear, hindering emergency vehicles and city buses. >> we're just basically stuck on this block, you know? >> reporter: g.p.s. tracking devices on garbage trucks will allow new yorkers to punch their addresss into a web page and track when their block will be plowed. 6,100 sanitation workers are now mobilized. 400 more than two years ago. union president harry nespoli said they just started to catch their breath after sandy. >> i wouldn't say they're tired. they feel it, they extended themselves for sandy 12 hour shifts for 60 days. >> reporter: and here we go again. >> yes, and that's why they call new york's sanitation men new york's strongest. >> reporter: new york city has roughly 6,300 miles of road. that's enough to drive from here to los angeles and back. scott, the city has 250,000 tons of salt available to help keep all that roadway clear. >> pelley: jim, thank you, superstorm sandy also knocked down defenses agai
, so no traffic in all of massachusetts, 100 days ago superstorm sandy devastated stretches of the northeast. many are stocking up on food, water, gas in case there are shortages, and there are possibilities of that. they're already warning of possible widespread powerout acknowledges, in new york city it might be ice first. we're in lower manhattan. battery park city. this is misery upon misery for superstorm sandy victims. >> certainly is. this huge snowstorm is going to hit many of the exact same areas that sandy hit so hard just about, as you said, 100 days ago. there are many people, victims of sandy, who still are not back in their homes, living in shelters, many of them. there are many who have not back into their homes but have not yet got full power. cannot run full heating. so they're going to suffer a great deal tonight with these diving temperatures. the snow and the winds that are also coming with this. and if those factors don't do enough damage, there's also great concern about the storm surge. take a look at these figures. new jersey, new york, east of new yo
schools are on a two-hour delay. >> coming up next, we'll show you how victims of superstorm sandy last fall are getting ready for another stormy round. but first, let's talk to tucker barnes about the latest track. >> good morning. here we go. storm moving on in. generally just rain for us although just off to the north and west of the metro area here, we are getting reports of that wintry mix. i'll have all the details on your weather forecast. julie will let you know about the traffic as well coming up in just a minute. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. [ malcrrkkhshziiiizzlllee. to this symphony of flavor: beautiful. shhhhshshshshhshshhhhhsshhhshs. gorgeous! here comes the crescendo. kkerrrrbbuuuuuucraaackkk. just...incredible. pillsbury toaster strudel. if b
township, new jersey, still recovering from superstorm sandy, nerves are frayed as they prepare again for storm surge. >> just really scared. terrified. >> reporter: at this boston area home depot, a much-needed shipment of ice melt arrived. >> new england tonight is struggling with the worst snowfall in its history. >> reporter: for many here, the looming storm brings back memories of the '78 blizzard, a nor'easter that battered the region 35 years ago this week, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, killing 100, stranding many more. fred baylist remembers it well. >> it's acal cliche but it was perfect storm, hit right at rush hour, continued and came very fast. >> reporter: officials say they're ready for a wallop, loading sand and salt on to trucks, a fleet that could number 900 strong at the flight of the storm. airlines, 1,100 flights already cancelled. >> we're hardy new englanders, and used to these type of storms. but i also want to remind everyone to use common sense. stay off the streets of our city. basically stay home. >> reporter: the morning rush should be okay. just flurr
superstorm sandy are bracing for powerful winds and storm surges. hundreds of plow trucks are ready to spread 250,000 tons of salt on city streets and roadways. here in hartford, connecticut, people are preparing for two feet of snow. power outages are a major concern because hurricane-force winds are expected to hit the city. this home depot in manchester, connecticut was busy this morning. people are stocking up on salt, flashlights and other storm supplies. >> i got some extra flashlights. as long as you've got everything you need, the not that bad. i wouldn't say i welcome it, that's for sure. >> reporter: amtrak trains will stop running between new york and boston this afternoon. and many airports across new england are shutting down, canceling thousands of flights. marine layery hull for cbs news. hartford, connecticut. >> you can track that storm when you are away from your television. log onto wusa9.com. and to get the late forecast, there is the wusa9.com weather app for android and iphone. >>> we have breaking news regarding the search for the body of a 2-year-old girl that police s
city that are still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> we can handle the snow. we just don't need any more water. >> the last thing we need after this hurricane, you know, but what can we do? we just ride it out like we did the last time. >> reporter: new york city is readying a fleet of 365 plow trucks. they'll be responsible for keeping more than 6,300 miles of city streets cleared of snow. >> that's like going from here to los angeles and back. >> reporter: and for the first time during major snowstorm, the city will be using its plow tracker system. it allows the public to see where the plows have been by logging onto the city's website. forecasters are predicting we could get 14 inches of snow here in new york city. boston, up to 2 feet. and, anne-marie, keep in mind the record snowfall there in boston is a little over 27.5 inches. >> oh, boy. everybody's preparing for the worst. thank you. tetiana anderson in new york. >>> well, overnight california law officials continue their search for an ex-cop who's hunting other police officers. christopher dorn
blow to areas of the east coast still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> hurricane sandy cost the economy a $100 billion and the recovery efforts are still going on. so, it could delay some rebuilding activity... activity >> reporter: in new york city and elsewhere, preparations are being made for clean-up. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on hand. >> reporter: according to the long island power authority, the storm has the potential to cause power outages for 100,000 customers on long island. and for the first time ever, lipa is deferring storm operations and response to its subcontractor, national grid. but in manhattan today, it was mostly business as usual, although many workers did try to leave early to beat the snow. and if the snowfall is anywhere close to the storm of '78, you'll see the impact in economic data in the weeks ahead. >> usually major storms cause increased volatility in economic data. so, that jobless claims jump significantly in the beginning as government offices close, because of the storm. and they surge back up after the offices reopened. >>
. this blizzard on the exact same path as superstorm sandy, that could mean more misery for people still trying to recover from that storm. alison kosik is at columbus circle in manhattan. what is new york doing to prepare? >> reporter: right now we certainly are feeling a nice steady flow of snow coming down and not really sticking except for one or two snowballs we're making on the side here. you look out here, everybody's going to work as usual just like a normal bad weather day. everybody knows what's coming later and that's the tricky point. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is concerned about the cleanup because the storm is expected to really hit around rush hour when everybody's trying to get home, that could make it difficult for those salt spreaders and those plows to get through the streets but also extra trains are coming out for those who live on long island, the lirr is adding extra trains to get people home as fast as they can before the big part of the snowstorm hits. carol? >> do you have your flashlight and your toilet paper and your bread? >> reporter: oh, yeah, you know,
, a superstorm taking almost the same path as sandy about to batter the region with almost three feet of snow. this morning as millions try to escape the storm gas becoming in short supply. >> several stations up the road are out of gas. >> i kind of wanted to get gas real quick before it runs out. >>> also grammy weekend. ♪ they want to get my >> reporter: getting ready to hit the stage sunday. ♪ tonight we are young >> reporter: this year the power players of music springsteen, u2 pushed back stage, the younger groups going for grammy gold. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for being with us. i'm carol costello. potentially deadly blizzard taking aim for the northeast. it's expected to hit starting in a few hours, from new york to maine, we have team coverage of the storm, more than 3,200 flights already have been canceled. boston bracing for as much as three feet of snow by tomorrow morning. meteorologist indra petersons is there, indra, boston schools are already closed, the subway set to shut down at 3:30 this afternoon. it sounds like the message is stay hom
superstorm sandy which knocked heat and power out for millions of customers. i'll speak with the head of one of the biggest power companies in the northeast and president obama now warning that drastic spending cuts could have a devastating effect on the economy. you choose which accounts to track and use fidelity's analytics to spot trends, gain insights, and figure out what you want to do next. all in one place. i'm meredith stoddard and i helped create the fidelity guided portfolio summary. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> welcome back. winter storm nemo striking with full force. we've got full team coverage. jackie d'angelis is standing by outside headquarters and mary thompson is outside a home depot in new jersey and jay gray is live tonight in boston. jackie, kick things off for us. >> reporter: good afternoon. moments ago governor cuomo declaring a state of emergency. as of now subways in manhattan with fully running and fully functional but we could see closures if things get worse later on
of storm. i say emotional because in this area we are still recovering from superstorm sandy. the same kind of things in this situation now people have had to go out, stock up on supplies, getting food, getting gas, et cetera, preparing for the worst and economic impact we could see a boost from that stocking up. at the same time, if we have a white out tomorrow, it will probably balance out, according to economists. sue and tyler, back over to you. >> thank you very much, jackie. so who will be the sector winners and losers from this big storm? let's bring in the weather channel's paul walsh. he is taking a look at some of the retailers. paul? >> yep. hey, tyler, how are you? >> what areas do you think would be the winners in this, in terms of retail? >> you know, there's been this interesting conversion in increasing or increasing ability to predict these kind of storms so we have been talking about the storm since tuesday. and when you overlay with that the new media channels that we have, it provides a voice to consumers in the area impacted that hasn't been there before. what that mean
super-storm sandy, and disappointing products at its loft stores. shares were hit, falling 7.9%. the stock has been trending lower since september. analysts voiced concerns about ann's fashion choices more than the impact of sandy. another specialty women's retaer, limid bran fll 3.3%. despite stronger than expected january sales, it did not kept its fourth quarter outlook the same. reporting better than expected january results didn't help this trio either. gap same store sales growth was double what was expected but shares fell 3%. kohl's was down 1%. target slipped 0.6%. trading volume was heavier for both of them. four of the five most actively traded exchange traded funds were lower with the emerging markets fund losi 0.9%. the nasdaq 100 tracking fund squeaked out a small gain. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> tom: when the final international trade numbers for america are released tomorrow, it will likely show overseas sales of u.s. made goods last year hit a record. that's good news for american manufacturing, and their investors. we spoke with doug burntnick,
. >>> areas hard hit by superstorm sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. it's february 8th. captions paid for by abc, inc. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning, everybody. a busy start to the weekend. that's right. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. accuweather predicts hurricane force winds and two feet of snow. that's our top story. >>> another major headline, the all-out search for an ex-cop accused of killing three people. his motives and threats as southern california is under siege. >> such a frightening story and really a national manhunt at this point. >>> also this morning a "world news now "follow up as lawmakers demand tighter gun regulations. there is a new focus on mental health care. hear from an outspoken minnesota sheriff who is now leading that discussion. >>> and the need for speed. the fearless skateboarder who is in trouble after he took a joyride on busy streets going up to 43 miles an hour. lots of downhills, i'm assuming. >> looking good. all ri
after superstorm sandy. >> hopefully we can supply them with enough food, hot food, you know, to get them through, you know, before the storm starts. >> reporter: this storm comes 35 years after the historic blizzard of 1978. two feet of snow and 70 plus -mile-per-hour winds paralyzed the northeast. what you're looking at are 50-foot tall cliffs of salt. it's really impressive out here. and they expect another 60,000 tons to be delivered tomorrow morning, before the storm. what i expect is to be using these tomorrow at this time, because -- they're ski goggles, i'll need them, with all the wind and snow. diane? >> a blizzard that fierce. thank you, ginger. and now, abc's weather editor sam champion is here. so, sam, what about the conditions? going to need goggles for this blizzard? >> reporter: absolutely. because it is blizzard. it's the worst word we can pull out in a winter storm, diane. it's brutal, blowing, blinding snow. whiteout conditions. we have warnings out for seven states here. basically stretches from new york all the way through boston and well into portland. if you l
by superstorm sandy. >> trying to batten down the hatches here, if any storms are coming. the last one ruined us totally. >> reporter: new england residents rushed out to stock up on essentials. >> this is panic shopping. so, bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> reporter: the fire department was even called into a supermarket in salem, massachusetts, because there were too many people there. many schools and businesses closed ahead of the storm. and airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights and say more are expected. preeti arla, abc news. >>> and in massachusetts, all subway, bus and commuter rail services will be shut down by midafternoon. >> as you can see on today's front page of "the boston herald," officials are urging drivers to be off the roads by noon, hoping to avoid a repeat of what went on during the historic blizzard of 1978. accuweather's jim dickey has more, now, about what's in store for this wild weather weekend. >> good morning, rob and diana. a crippling snowstorm expected here today. two systems colliding. area of low pressure strengthening. as we hea
superstorm sandy - seeped into profits. a couple of holidays are coming up - president's day on the 18th and valentine's day, of course, on the 14th. for some people, those are great reasons to get away. jeanine tornatore of orbitz is here with travel tips. could to have you on the show. let's start with valentine's day. what are some romantic locations and destinations? > > our top destinations include las vegas, which is our number one booked destination; followed by new york; miami; orlando; and new orleans. > what are the prices or packages like to those places? > > they are fairly reasonable. the key is really booking them as a package - combining your airfare and your hotel together. we are seeing airfare prices over the holiday weekend tend to be a little bit higher, but travelers can save a little bit more on the hotel side. in fact, orbitz has a long weekend sale going on through the 17th, saving you 15% on hotels. so look for those types of last- minute sales and deals to help you get out there and celebrate the long weekend. > what about presidents' day? i know people in the f
region, even for areas damaged by superstorm sandy, we are going to look at the threat for coastal flooding there as well as erosion. that's just another part of the story with those winds. >> and power outages, right? if you have heavy, heavy snow and wind, sometimes those power lines -- i mean, so many of the power lines in the suburbs -- in the cities, they're under the ground. >> remember superstorm sandy. >> that's right. i was calling yesterday trying to find a generator. they're virtually out of them. everybody is trying to scramble. >> whenever you don't want it or you don't have the money. >> thank you, jennifer. appreciate it. >>> 36 minutes past the hour. a possible development overnight in the man hunt for christopher dorner. he's the fired lapd cop who's accused of murdering three people. he's vowed to keep on killing. there is a report that he may have been spotted near the barona indian reservation in lakeside, california. the 33-year-old promised retribution for his 2008 dismissal in a rambling facebook manifesto. his burned-out truck was found at a ski resort area
like after superstorm sandy. >> all indications are the gas supply is plentiful and deliveries will not be disrupted. >> reporter: at the airport, at least 4,500 flights canceled through sunday and delays felt as far away as los angeles. in boston, getting off the roads and home was most important. >> my concern is about the power. >> i heard we might get a foot or two. so it sounds like the blizzard of '78 which i grew up hearing my parents talk about. and it may be our turn now. >> reporter: diane, the worst of it is just getting under way, it go through the early morning hours. we've had a 50-plus miles per hour gust. i have the goggles and i'm going to need it here. as will everyone else. >> snappy goggles, but you do need that protection. so you're ordered off the roads in boston. but gio benitez is out on other roads for us tonight in hartford, connecticut. >> we're making the drive up to hartford, connecticut, the governor here has already declared a state of emergency. he's also ordering people off the roads. as conditions deteriorate into a blizzard. >> please stay off
is set to open one year from now. >>> coming up next, a community in ruins after superstorm sandy. tonight, why so many are struggling to rebuild three months after the storm. >> also, the northeast bracing for a blizzard that could be one for the record books. doug will rejoin us to tell us who will get >>> time has all but stood still in one community hit hard by hurricane sanl di. breezy point in new york was nearly wiped out by fires and floods three months ago. tonight, we go back to the scene to see why the recovery has barely begun. >> how you doing? stop by the fire house. i have some guys over there. >> triage continues on the rockaway peninsula. >> 14 miles by the crow from times square. and this is going on. volunteer fire chief marty ingram shows us a part of new york city still reeling from sandy. >> you can see this spot, a home used to be there. >> reporter: damage still just as it was. ach oceans and bay waters merged sparking floods here. >> 125 homes lost to fire the night sandy hit here in breezy point. hundreds more devastated by floodwaters. but amarked for id
. >>> thousands of superstorm sandy victims are bracing for the worst all over again. mary snow has been in staten island which is getting hit very, very hard. she's got more on this part of the story. >> reporter: snowstorms should be a time for nick camarata to make money repairing snow blowers but his business was destroyed by sandy and he's working out of a badly damaged home. he can't afford another setback. >> as you can see, i got as far as i could trying to rebuild, you know, and i'm in week -- what are we in? week 15? 15 weeks of living in hell. and under these conditions, i couldn't bear another title surge or water coming into the house and causing any more problems than we already have. we've been through enough. >> reporter: we first met camarato when water ravaged the first floor of his home and refused to leave with his family. he suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder. his biggest struggle right now, he says, his emotions. how big of a setback do you think this storm is even if it doesn't do widespread damage, how big of a setback is it just on your psyche? >> you know, you've
attention after superstorm sandy and working with the president. his reaction to people giving advice about his weight and what he could do, he is kind of a hot head about it, and the temperament might not be there. >> right. not always. i mean, i guess he was on "letterman" on monday and talked about it there. on tuesday he was sort of intro spektive about it, and the comments he made, his office then put it on youtube, and then by wednesday possibly when it got to the third day of talking about this, i think at that point he had sort of had enough. >> certainly it's very personal to have to go through something like that. not public. unfortunately, he is a public figure. the questions come up. michael, it's great to see you. thank you for being patient with me this morning. i appreciate it. >> all right, that's going to wrap things up for me today. i appreciate your time. we're going to be back on monday at 11:00 a.m. eastern, but don't go anywhere. "now with alex wagner" is coming up next. alex, still apocalypse to cover or something else? >> all snow-pocalypse for the next hour. we have
officials who of course are still marting from the reaction they had to superstorm sandy, the long island power authority has turned over supervision of this disaster or potential disaster based on this being a blizzard warning, to national grid, which is another power company that provides service. in addition, bank of america -- sometimes things we don't think about, like charging our phones before the power goes out, or this tweet from bank of america that said, make a trip to the atm for cash, fill up your gas tank and cubboards, charge your cell phone and at this point since my mouth is feeing and i can no longer speak well, back to you. a sir serious storm moving through. new york now declaring a state of emergency. >> all right, go home, cuddle up. this just in merely 4400 flights now cancelled today and saturday as this blizzard creates a travel nightmare nationwide. on the phone with me now, dan baker from flight aware. the number keeps risingy. does this top out? are we talking five, six, ten thousand flights canceled? >> at this point, you would want to be if you were in their
the coast is targeting many of the same residents who are still trying to recover from superstorm sandy just a little more than three months ago. in new york congressman peter king serves on the house homeland security committee and joins me now from long island. well, congressman, your community took such a heavy hit. how are you bracing for this storm? >> everything that can be done is being done, and sussex county is pulley mobilized. new york city is fully mobilized. one of the dangers we have, though, is many of peemt are living in homes that are still partially destroyed. this he may be living in the top floor of a two-story house with a bottom half of the basement destroyed. also, the shoreline has been dramatically weakened. even though the surges won't be as great as they were during sandy, it will be much harder to resist because of the shore lien that's been de stated so badly. we're hoping for the best. i guess one advantage is ok a friday night and into saturday at least the -- you know, the crews will be able to go out without worrying too much about traffic being in the way. y
but that could be a real problem in parts of long island queens and brooklyn so devastated during superstorm sandy those natural coastal defenses are gone, and even a relatively low three to five-foot storm surge could create a problem. we're starting to see some schools being closed or closed early, as this storm is expected to get worse throughout the day. >> seth doane, thank you. >>> and from new york to boston the travel nightmare has already begun with thousands of flights canceled. starting this afternoon, all flights, that's right, all flights in and out of boston's logan airport are grounded and that affects flights all across the country. terrell brown is at logan, terrell, good morning. >> reporter: norah, anthony good morning to you. nearly 500 flights have been canceled in boston more than 1,800 in the new york area and officials here saying with that many flight cancellations on the grid you can expect air travel problems throughout the day today and maybe through the weekend, and it's not, folks on the west coast taking a flight out of the country's mid s
recovering from superstorm sandy are preparing for hurricane force winds and storm surges. residents in hartford, connecticut, started clearing the first few inches of snow this afternoon. they are expecting 2 feet. connecticut's governor declared a state of emergency. >> do yourself and the state a favor and stay off the highways. >> people are filling gas cans to fill their generators in case the power goes out. and ed filled up his plow truck. he bought gas for generators yesterday. >> looking at 100 yesterday. >> parts of massachusetts, including boston, could get 3 feet of snow. >> we expect up to 2 to 3 inches of accumulation per hour, making for extremely dangerous conditions. >> in maine, the stormy weather caused a 19 car pileup with no serious injuries. amtrak trains stopped running north of new york city today. many airports across new england are shut down and thousands of flights are canceled. >> winds are beginning to gust heavily right now here in hartford, connecticut. and the worst of the snowstorm will come at about 9:00 p.m. tonight. reporting from hartford,
region. not having any this year you can say. >>> next time. >>> three months after superstorm sandy clobbered the northeast, volunteers are playing an important role in rebuilding there. in new jersey alone, 28,000 people are helping out. some of them are sacrificing their careers. others are logging hundreds of miles. jim rosen feld shows us how everyday people are becoming heroes to those hit the hardest. >> this is part of my door. the storm ripped it off. >> three months off sandy demolished his staten island home. this looks good. >> when i first tried to come into this house, like a hurricane hit inside the house. >> now down to the studs. this city utility worker is looking forward to getting the walls up so he can move back home. >> it's coming together. i never would have been this far, especially without all the help and volunteers. >> it's coordinated by a small local nonprofit group. >> once the heater is on, electric works, new subfloor is in, we can get it insulated and sheetrocked next week. an effort set up within hours of the storm. >> i work for a financial technol
surge for areas, soledad. still trying to recover from superstorm sandy. again, for international viewers, wind gusts up to 100 kilometers per hour. >> all right this will be a complete mess. jennifer delgado, thank you. stay with us as we continue to cover the storm. beal take a look at airport conditions, thousands of flights already canceled and what it looks like over the next couple of days. the other top story this morning, the hunt for this alleged killer. a former cop in southern california, thought to be a potential break in the case overnight turned out to be a lead to nowhere. a reported sighting of christopher dorner turned out to be false. suspected of killing three people, including a police officer and the fired lapd officer vowed he would target other cops and their families in a long online manifesto. burned out truck spotted in an area around the big bear lake ski resort. he, though, remains at large. casey wian following developments live in hollywood station, california. good morning, casey. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. as you can imagine, law enforcemen
in the northeast. you just lived through superstorm sandy, pommelled the region, that was back in the end of october. and one of the hardest hit areas, staten island, new york, that's where mary snow is today. tell me how people are doing, how they're feeling today. >> reporter: brooke, the thing that people keep saying is here we go again. this is a punch in the gut, and the last thing people here needed. look around me. get a sense of how much work still needs to be done. if we can just pan over, right near us is a tent where volunteers provide meals every day to people here on staten island, in ts section that was so badly damaged. that's where we met steve chatty. he's displaced with his family. he says he comes here every day for his meals. he says he can't believe that he's still living this way and is in disbelief that another major storm is headed here. >> to be honest with you, becoming numb as far as any weather related, you know, issues. we don't have anything left to lose anymore. we lost everything. so i couldn't worry more about it. it is not going to help with anything. jus
as they were with superstorm sandy. listen to home depot customer rick martinez. >> if the power goes down, my -- i have hot air. that will not work. i have small children. that is my biggest concern. >> gas tanks. filling up the tank for the snow blower. plan on using it this evening. >> reporter: he certainly will be using that snow blower. good news for him is he didn't need one coming in to the storm. it is out of snow blowers, generators. it is also out of gasoline cans. all of that can be related back to sandy. think about generators. typically bought before a hurricane. it is different this time. so many people left without power after sandy so a lot of people coming in here. they sold 50-plus generators in 24 hours, alone and earlier sold out of salt and that ice melt. they just got a couple of palettes in. people came right over. they took about half of the palettes away and still demand for that. rest of the stuff, you're out of luck in hackensack. back to you. >> mary thompson, thank you. i think we have someone on the phone that knows a thing or two about the cancelations and delay
after superstorm sandy? >> reporter: right, the ripple effect could be huge. new york city is saying we are certainly prepared for the storm but flooding always is a main concern especially for the areas left vulnerable following superstorm sandy. they're more vulnerable to the high winds and that storm surge. here in the big apple, they have 250,000 tons of salt on standby as well as 1800 snowplows. new york city transportation authority is preparing to use superpowered snow throwers in an effort to keep the trains running smoothly. new york's governor, andrew cuomo is setting up at noon today his emergency operations center. rick, that is really to coordinate all the relief efforts. back to you. rick: anna kooiman, live in midtown manhattan. new york city. anna thank you. alisyn: as you can imagine this major snowstorm is paralyzing air travel. that affects people across the country not just on the east coast. airlines have canceled more than 3 thou flights today. this man hoping to fly from phoenix to boston, well, he is not going anywhere for days. >> our initial flight was canceled
, in particular to areas made vulnerable following superstorm sandy including long island and new jersey. now, the federal emergency management agency has also gotten involved, monitoring the storm from washington, d.c. and urging everyone in the northeast to heed the local warnings here and to stay indoors until this storm passes. jenna, back to you. jenna: anna, thank you. jon: gun control, you probably know, is a centerpiece of the president's second term agenda likely to be a part of his state of the union address on tuesday. some critics are saying the mainstream media essentially are cheerleaders for this push by the president. check out piers morgan's reaction to firing what is a legal machine gun. [gunfire] >> why would any civilian need one of these? >> this is an investment. i purchased one of these a while back for about $1200 and sold it -- $12,000 and sold it for $45,000. >> incredible. incredible. jon: also a week after the white house released this photo of the president shooting skeet at camp david, the white house still answering questions about why it didn't put the photo ou
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